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community, spiritual life

Loving others — lavishly!

"I wanna live like there's no tomorrow, love like I'm borrowed time. It's good to be alive." Jason Gray, American contemporary-Christian songwriter/singer If the love of Jesus is in your heart, it can "bearly" be contained. Put a bear in your car, your window, your doorway or on your porch. That's one of the newest… Continue reading Loving others — lavishly!

books, romance

ICYMI: “Suspended Aggravation” is not closed!

Chapter 9 of my newest novel, which is being released in serial fashion through a magazine, is live -- in spite of COVID-19. Everyone is just working from home. A quick look: The world has gone crazy for Wheeling’s couple of the day. There’s also a downtown picnic and another brush with fame. Link to read here.… Continue reading ICYMI: “Suspended Aggravation” is not closed!

books, romance

“Suspended Aggravation” Chapter 9 live

Chapter 9 of my newest novel, which is being released in serial fashion through a magazine, is live. A quick look: The world has gone crazy for Wheeling's couple of the day. There's also a downtown picnic and another brush with fame. Link to read here.

books, spiritual life

Debbie Macomber offering FREE magazine issue full of inspiration!

Beloved American novelist Debbie Macomber also produces a magazine. As a message of encouragement, she is sharing a spring bonus issue for FREE. It's full of stories, recipes and inspiration -- much like Macomber herself, whom I'm blessed to call friend as well as one of my favorite writers. Link here to read.

community, spiritual life, women

A tiny dose of perspective

While I was interviewing nuns ranging from age 45 to 101 for this piece, I was intrigued. I am not a Roman Catholic, but I discovered that church ladies are church ladies. We all kind of look, think and behave alike. Seriously. 🙂 Today's Weelunk magazine post takes a look at a community of nuns… Continue reading A tiny dose of perspective